Rockwall, TX Population

Population: 17,976. Estimated population in July 2020: 29,354 (+63.3% change)
Males: 8,783 (48.9%), Females: 9,193 (51.1%)

Rockwall County

Zip codes: 75032, 75087.

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $65,411
Median house value: $155,600

Races in Rockwall:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • Hispanic (6.4%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (13.7%), German (13.3%), English (12.7%), Irish (11.3%), Dutch (2.7%), Scottish (2.6%).

Elevation: 588 feet

Land area: 22.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rockwall

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 40.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockwall city

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

5.7% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.7% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,142 (+65.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rockwall:

  • LAKE POINTE MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; ROWLETT, TX)
  • BARIATRIC CARE CENTER OF TEXAS (about 9 miles; WYLIE, TX)
  • MESQUITE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; MESQUITE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rockwall:

  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 28 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 40 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 60 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: AFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rockwall:

  • ROCKWALL MUNI (about 2 miles; ROCKWALL, TX; Abbreviation: F46)
  • AIRPARK EAST (about 12 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: 1F7)
  • RIVES AIR PARK (about 13 miles; ROYSE CITY, TX; Abbreviation: T33)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockwall:

  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 14 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 20 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,352)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 20 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,695)
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,231)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 26 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,514)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 26 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,359)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 27 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,711)

Schools

Public high schools in Rockwall:

  • ROCKWALL H S (Students: 2,065; Location: 901 YELLOW JACKET LN; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • ROCKWALL QUEST ACADEMY (Students: 81; Location: 1050 WILLIAMS; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Rockwall:

  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 229; Location: 1600 EAST I-30 POB 1808; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rockwall:

  • J W WILLIAMS MIDDLE (Students: 855; Location: 625 FM 552; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • HERMAN E UTLEY FRESHMAN CENTER (Students: 836; Location: 1201 TOWNSEND; Grades: 09 – 09)
  • MAURINE CAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 747; Location: 6620 F M 3097; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • DORRIS A JONES ELEMENTARY (Students: 745; Location: 2051 GLEN TRL; Grades: PK – 06)
  • DOROTHY SMITH PULLEN EL (Students: 681; Location: 6492 F M 3097; Grades: PK – 06)
  • AMANDA ROCHELL EL (Students: 591; Location: 899 TUBBS RD; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HOWARD DOBBS EL (Students: 569; Location: 101 S CLARK ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • NEBBIE WILLIAMS EL (Students: 476; Location: 350 DALTON RD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • GRACE HARTMAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 457; Location: 1325 PETALUMA DR; Grades: PK – 06)
  • VIRGINIA REINHARDT EL (Students: 402; Location: 615 HIGHLAND DR; Grades: PK – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Rockwall:

  • COUNTRY DAY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 2305 PLAZA DRIVE; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Rockwall:

  • ROCKWALL COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $329,139; Location: 105 S 1ST ST; 42,111 books; 1,581 audio materials; 846 video materials; 96 serial subscriptions)